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In the early 2000s I worked as a dominatrix for about 18 months. Doing the work as a pro didn’t really suit me, but I did learn a tremendous amount about myself, my kink, and other people and their desires … Continue reading
When I suggested writing Room 1024 to Erin, I thought it would be easy. After all, I’m intimately familiar with both BDSM activities and culture, and, despite being a chick, had a lot of mentors in the gay leather scene … Continue reading
My cowriter, Racheline Maltese, has a lot of first-hand experience in and around the BDSM community. I, on the other hand, have exactly zero. Which meant that, while we were writing Room 1024, she spent a lot of time sending … Continue reading
Today Erin & I are celebrating the release of Room 1024 our novelette set at a gay men’s leather conference. Promoting this story is a little weird — if we lead with “responsible non-monogamy” that leaves out some key elements of the … Continue reading
Room 1024 is about two couples negotiating their lives and partnerships within the familiar — to them — structure of BDSM relationships. But as much as BDSM provides Cam and Noah, and Lou and Stephen, a framework for their responsibilities … Continue reading
Most of what my co-writer, Racheline Maltese, and I write can be pretty fairly classified as an HEA. We like finding new and creative ways (and subverting some old ones) to give our characters their well-earned Happily Ever After. Which … Continue reading